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Taihape Gumboot Festival

Taihape Gumboot Festival

Sorry this event has been and gone


  • Sat 4 Mar ’17, 10:00am – 4:00pm


Taihape Memorial Park, Kokako Street, Taihape


All Ages

This Iconic Taihape Event has been happening since 1985, now we have a lot more Family Fun free activities that everyone can enjoy. Koha gate entry.

Everything kicks off from 10 am. Gumboot Throwing from 10 am - 2 pm Followed by the North Island Championship's.

- Tai-happy Zone - Gumboot plank racing, sack racing, 3 legged racing, gumboot in a Barrel, egg and spoon racing.
- Human - Dog Barking Competition, pass winners coming back!!
- New - The Taihape Gumboot Gallop,
- New - The Great Taihape Rock Hunt go to our Facebook page "Taihape Rocks". Find the winning Golden Gumboot Rock to claim your prize!
- New - Taihape Dig - 8 years and under
- Best dressed Fred Dagg!! Help us out on the day dressed as "Fred Dagg".
- Egg throwing and catching
- Ronald McDonald

Art Competitions - A 3 Paper Gumboot, Decorate a Hat competition
New - Fred Dagg Scarecrow Competition
Taihape Pharmacy Photo Competition, Homebrew Competition.
Food Court, fundraising, information, arts & crafts stalls.

If you are wanting to have a stall site at Taihape Gumboot Day please get in contact with Michelle on michelle@taihape.co.nz or leave a message on 06 388 1129.

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